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    Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, inspects advanced research ship "Discovery II". London.

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    Item title reads - The Duke of Gloucester inspects the "Discovery II" - world's most up-to-date research ship. London.

    M/S of captain of "Discovery II" saluting as Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, boards the ship with other officials, they walk down some steps. L/S as Prince Henry inspects the crew. L/S as he inspects the ship and chats to a man with him. M/S as he emerges from the cabin. M/S as he stands at the rail of the ship, he takes his hat off and men beside him do the same, probably as a mark of respect. L/S as the camera pans down the length of the ship. C/U of the captain.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathe
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    01:08:59:00 / 01:10:28:00
    G 1667

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  1. jo jessop says

    The Captain of Discovery II in this footage was my grandfather William Melvin Carey. He was in command of the ship when it circumnavigated the Antarctic in winter.

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